Kendrapara district

Bhitarkanika National Park reopens for tourists in Odisha

A nearly 145 sq km stretch of the national park, with its vast expanse of mangrove cover and wetland spots, is an ideal eco-tourism destination for camping and trekking. 

Aug 01, 2017, 20:44 PM IST

Ten fishermen arrested for illegal fishing in Bhitarkanika

Ten fishermen have been taken into custody by the Bhitarkanika National Park authorities in Odisha for illegal fishing activity in the core area of the Park, posing a danger to estuarine crocodiles and aquatic species.

Nov 03, 2015, 13:00 PM IST

Odisha govt suspends controversial IPS officer Gajbhiye

Amid mounting pressure from opposition parties and lawyers, Odisha government on Thursday placed IPS officer Satish Kumar Gajbhiye under suspension in wake of alleged police excess on the demonstrators in Kendrapara district last week.

Aug 14, 2015, 00:00 AM IST

Probe into fake godman Sarathi Baba's activity broadens

The Odisha crime branch police has broadened its investigation into the activity of arrested godman Sarathi Baba alias Santosh Roul.

Aug 11, 2015, 21:40 PM IST

Odisha: Farmer's son bags civil service examination

The 28-year-old son of a BPL farmer from a remote village in Odisha's Kendrapara district has cracked the coveted civil service examination.

Jul 06, 2015, 14:05 PM IST

Ten fishermen held in Odisha

Ten fishermen have been taken into custody by forest personnel on charge of trespassing into prohibited water-zone of Bhitarkanika National Park in Odisha's Kendrapara district.

Jul 06, 2015, 13:37 PM IST

Pregnant woman has close shave in Odisha hospital

A 25-year-old pregnant woman admitted in a government-run hospital at Aul in Odisha's Kendrapara district for child delivery had a close shave as the ceiling came crashing down and fell on the patient`s bed.

Jun 10, 2015, 12:36 PM IST

Odisha district beset by ATM frauds

Frequent cases of fraudulent withdrawal of cash from ATM booths in Odisha's Kendrapara district have made account-holders nervous and bank authorities concerned.

Dec 30, 2014, 12:31 PM IST

Cockfights turns into gambling activity in Kendrapara

Cockfights, an old traditional bloody game, have turned into a major gambling activity in several villages of Odisha`s Kendrapara district.

Dec 19, 2014, 15:27 PM IST

Two poachers held near Bhitarkanika National Park

Two poachers were arrested with two dead birds at Amarabati close to the Bhitarkanika National Park in Kendrapara district, forest officials said Wednesday.

Oct 08, 2014, 19:32 PM IST

Slow receding water add to woes of flood-hit people in Odisha

Odisha government on Monday rushed health teams, stepped up disinfection and relief activities as the death toll due to floods stood at 45.

Aug 11, 2014, 22:53 PM IST

Kendrapara youth in Iraqi jail likely to be released soon

It was a nightmarish ordeal overseas for an unemployed youth from a village in Odisha`s Kendrapara district.

Jul 23, 2014, 12:57 PM IST

International defender now runs paan shop in Odisha

Rashmita Patra, a 23-year-old woman of Aul block in Kendrapara district, runs a small betel leaves shop. So, what`s the big deal?

Jul 06, 2014, 14:22 PM IST

Polling official dies after slipping from lorry

An official on poll duty died when he slipped from a lorry carrying polling personnel to a polling station in Kendrapara district.

Apr 16, 2014, 14:07 PM IST

Girl student complains of molestation in Odisha

A girl student of a private college at Pattmundai in Odisha`s Kendrapara district was allegedly molested by the managing director of the institution, police said.

Nov 22, 2013, 20:01 PM IST

Schoolgirl gang-raped by two youth in Odisha

A minor school girl was allegedly gang-raped by two drunken youth in Odisha`s Kendrapara district, police said.

Oct 08, 2013, 20:15 PM IST

NCW probe begins into dalit girl burning case

The NCW began its probe into the fatal burning of a minor girl at Kharnasi village under Mahakalpada police station in Odisha`s Kendrapara district.

Sep 06, 2013, 00:18 AM IST

Jilted lover sets afire 15-yr-old girl in Odisha

A jilted lover allegedly set a 15-year-old girl on fire apparently after being rejected by her at Kharinasi village in Kendrapara district of Odisha.

Jul 29, 2013, 12:36 PM IST

Woman burnt alive by `mentally unstable` hubby

A 33-year-old woman was burnt alive allegedly by her husband, who "appeared to be mentally unstable”, at Jamadhar village in Kendrapara district, the police said.

Jul 22, 2013, 17:47 PM IST

15 year-old tortured in custody, departmental custody ordered

A 15-year-old Dalit boy was allegedly tortured in custody in Odisha`s Kendrapara district triggering an outrage among locals.

Sep 05, 2012, 13:29 PM IST